With more of us currently working from home, or at least spending more time sat in front of the computer, it is more important than ever to ensure you set your workstation up correctly and take note of your seated posture.
Having good posture is a crucial component of our lifestyles and can have a significant impact on our overall health as an individual.
From a young age we’re told to ‘sit up straight’ and to ‘stop slouching’. But what actually is good posture and what impact does it have on our bodies?
Well, put simply, good posture is a position that minimises strain on your body. More specifically, good posture is achieved when your ears align with your shoulders and your shoulder blades are retracted. When correct alignment is achieved, stress on your spine is minimised.